Monday March 3rd: We will attend our final session of swimming lessons in Grove Island. Also on Monday, we are kicking off our celebration of Seachtain na nGaeilge. This will include having Irish games, quizzes and general fun for the fortnight leading up to St Patrick's Day.
Tuesday March 4th: Shrove Tuesday... Known to us also as Pancake Tuesday. In school, we will be decorating and eating yummy yummy pancakes.
Wednesday March 5th: Trip to Dublin for the RSA Road Safety Awards. Ash Wednesday!
Friday March 7th: World Book Day. We are having a dress up day where every child is getting dressed up as a character from a book. Ms Carey, Ms O Brien and Ms Tuffy are also going to dress up. I wonder what they will come as?
All children will receive a €1.50 book voucher which can be used on the scholastic book club pages or in any participating book shop.
We will be watching the Greatest Book Show on Earth which is a show broadcast live from London and has interviews with loads of famous authors.
We are having some competitions as part of World Book Day. We are having a photo competition where we have to take a photo of ourselves reading in an unusual place. We are also having a Design-a-Bookmark competition and the winning bookmark will be laminated and given out to all children. There are book vouchers for the winners of all these competitions.